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Free Download 2010 Toyota Prius Dismantling Manual

Free Hybrid Vehicle Dismantling Manual

This is the original 2010 Toyota Prius Dismantling Manual, ZVW30 Series in a simple PDF file format. Please note that this is NOT a service and repair manual. You can download the full service and repair manual from here.

Dismantling Manual 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid

This guide was developed to educate and assist dismantlers in the safe handling of Toyota Prius gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. Prius dismantling procedures are similar to other non-hybrid Toyota vehicles with the exception of the high voltage electrical system. It is important to recognize and understand the high voltage electrical system features and specifications of the Toyota Prius hybrid, as they may not be familiar to dismantlers.

High voltage electricity powers the A/C compressor, electric motor, generator, and inverter/converter. All other conventional automotive electrical devices such as the headlights, radio, and gauges are powered from a separate 12 Volt auxiliary battery. Numerous safeguards have been designed into the Prius to help ensure the high voltage, approximately 201.6 Volt, Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Hybrid Vehicle (HV) battery pack is kept safe and secure in an accident.

The NiMH HV battery pack contains sealed batteries that are similar to rechargeable batteries used in some battery-operated power tools and other consumer products. The electrolyte is absorbed in the cell plates and will not normally leak out even if the battery is cracked. In the unlikely event, the electrolyte does leak, it can be easily neutralized with a dilute boric acid solution or vinegar.

High voltage cables, identifiable by orange insulation and connectors, are isolated from the metal chassis of the vehicle. Additional topics contained in the guide include:

  • Toyota Prius identification.
  • Major hybrid component locations and descriptions.

By following the information in this guide, dismantlers will be able to handle Prius-electric vehicles as safely as the dismantling of a conventional non-hybrid automobile.

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File Size 2.2 MB
File Language English
Page Count 33
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CAUTION: Please note that this manual is made for the use of persons who have special techniques and certifications. If non-specialized or uncertified technicians perform repairs or services only using this manual or without proper equipment or tools, this may cause severe injury to you or other persons nearby and also cause damage to your vehicle. In order to prevent dangerous operations and damage to your vehicle, please be sure to follow the instructions thoroughly.
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